A few weeks ago, my agent asked me to do one final pass on my verse novel for pacing. Make sure I wasn’t focusing on one emotion or idea for too many poems and that I kept the action moving. 2,027 more words
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Having your characters do things that are unexpected things can work really well—if you do it right.
Want to write stories readers will find unexpected and that will delight them with the realism of your plot twists? 16 more words
Like most writers, I’m in a constant state of worry that my writing is a five-alarm dumpster fire, even though I’m probably pretty good. I have over 5,000 words trimmed so far, reducing my total word count to 102,190 with only the first major story arc completed. 271 more words